Anti-war films are out numbered by war films but that doesn't mean that their few numbers are irrelevant in the analysis of the philosophy of human aggression. Recall Lewis Milestone's "All Quiet on the Western Front", Dalton Trumbo's "Johnny Got His Gun", Stanley Kubrick's "Paths of Glory", or Kon Ichikawa's "The Burmese Harp". Here are some thoughts by "The New York Times'" writer A. O. Scott on the re-release of "Children of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Antiwar cinema, Hiroshima, Japanese cinema, Kaneto Shindo
When his best friend is murdered in pursuit of jewel smugglers, customs agent Cliff Holden (Dean Jagger) finds himself assigned to track down the killers and close the case. He flies to Europe in order to catch a return flight on which a chief suspect (Réné Paul) will be traveling. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
C.C. Ryder (Joe Namath) is a biker who rescues Ann McCalley (Ann-Margret) from a rape attempt by a gang of malevolent hippies. But gang-leader Moon (William Smith) seeks revenge for C.C.'s interference. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Action, Comedy, Drama
Silent (No soundtrack) From the Wikipedia entry for "Cabiria": Cabiria is a 1914 silent movie from the early years of Italy's movie industry, directed by Giovanni Pastrone (1883-1959). The movie is set in ancient Sicily and Carthage during the period of the Second Punic War (218-202 BC). It follows a melodramatic main plot about an abducted little girl, Cabiria, and features an eruption of Mt. Etna, heinous religious rituals in Carthage, the alpine trek of Hannibal, Archimedes' defeat... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Silent, Epic, Drama
A young man's life of confusion and broken relationships takes a turn when he meets an older woman who is abnormally understanding of his self-destructive behavior. While working for her at her cactus shop he becomes a role model for a young boy and feels "obligated" to clean up his act. It is his experience at the cactus shop and the woman's surprising stick-to-itiveness that helps him begin to mend some of the broken relationships in his life - including the father who has disowned... Topics: cactuses, cc movie
http://imdb.com/title/tt0057105/ Another spaghetti and sandal flick, this time with Cameron Mitchell desperate for work. Very loose version of Caesar's Commentaries. May appear choppy at times, due to conversion from a 24-fps QT. Not recommended for downloading by whiners -instead, better upload your own higher quality version. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Ancient Rome, Julius Caesar, Vercingetorix
From IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038390/ Cleopatra hasn't been on the throne of the pharoahs of Egypt very long when Julius Caesar pays a visit. Caesar finds the prospect of romance more tempting than he expected, since Cleopatra is a rare woman who is bright as well as beautiful. And for Cleopatra, a friendly relationship with the most powerful man in the world may pay dividends in the future. Stars: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh and Stewart Granger Writers: George Bernard Shaw (play),... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Roman, Epic
Brazilian feature film, released on theaters and on the Internet on the same day, with a CC licence, in 2006. Tells the story a mixed couple - a middle class girl meets a favela boy. Topic: bruno vianna, cafune, cafuné, favela, violence, rio de janeiro
In this U.S Air Force training film Hoodie the Chameleon explains the importance of camouflage and decoys for equiment and ground installations against aerial attacks Topics: WWII, US Air Force, Animation, Short, Training Film
A British espionage thriller set in French North Africa which costarrs James Mason and Carla Lehmann backed by a worthy supporting cast. The entirely fictional screenplay was inspired by a real event. First rate A-feature production values. The Print is in excellent condition. Directed by George King. Released in 1944 (UK & US). Complete print (US version). SPECIAL NOTE: This film is in the public domain because its release date makes it ineligible for GATT protection, and because the US... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: war dramas, espionage, thrillers, WW2, French North Africa, James Mason, Carla Lehmann, Walter...
Captain America (1944) is a Republic serial film based (loosely) on the comic book character Captain America. These chapters have audio in sync compared to other versions on archive with out of sync audio. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: captain america
byGeorge A. Hirliman, Edward L. Alperson (executive producer )
Captain Bill Jones (George Houston) gets a Spanish doubloon from a passenger he was ferrying. Flat broke, he uses the doubloon to trick the greedy storekeeper Joblin (Harold Howard) into giving him a drink (or two) for free. Soon, the whole island is aflame with rumors of the treasure. After Joblin tries to put one over on Bill and fails, he allows Bill to get whatever he wants from his store in exchange for not getting sent to prison. After setting sail with Marge (Marion Nixon) for his... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: action/adventure, musical
Charles Laughton plays Kidd, a merchant captain who cons the King of England (Henry Daniell) into allowing him to take to the sea to recover a lost treasure and escort a ship back to London. An old fellow conspirator who he thought dead (John Carradine) and a mysterious young man (Randolph Scott) manage to get on board and cause problems for Kidd. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Action, Drama, Adventure, Charles Laughton
From IMDB: A man desperate to leave South America books passage on a freighter, and learns that the captain has made plans to force a scientist to participate in a mission of destruction. favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Drama
In the years following the fall of Napoleon, Captain Scarlett (Richard Greene) returns to France to discover that his lands have been seized by an unscrupulous nobleman. After saving Princess Maria (Leonora Amar) and being joined by a man named Pierre (Nedrick Young) who has also lost his lands, the group proceeds on a series of adventures in the fight for justice. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topic: Adventure
Captain Z-ro (starring and created by Roy Steffens) was a children's television space opera featuring the eponimous time traveller and his companion, Jet (Bruce Haynes), visiting many key figures from the past.Copyright Status:All episodes were registered as published films in 1955 and 1956. In order for the copyrights in these films to continue to operate, renewals needed to be lodged in the relevant calendar years 1983 and 1984. No such renewals were lodged and the episodes entered the public... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: space opera, science fiction, television, classic tv, children's TV, Captain Z-ro, heroes, time...
Episode 11 of the syndicated filmed series. Captain Z-ro uses his time machine to protect humankind at various junctions in history. Public domain status: Registered as a published film 14 Jan 55 (LP11100). No renewed. Subsequent copyright re-registration rejected in 1985: Captain Z-Ro/Attila the Hun. By Captain Z-Ro Productions, Inc. Type of Work: Cancelled Registration Cancelled Registration Number: PA0000216073 PA reg. cancelled. Title: Captain Z-Ro/Attila the Hun. By Captain Z-Ro... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Sci - fi, Classic TV
Episode 1 of the syndicated filmed series. Captain Z-Ro uses his time machine to protect humankind at various junctions in history. Public domain status: Registered as a published film 25 June 1955(LP11103). Not renewed. Subsequent copyright re-registration rejected in 1985: Captain Z-Ro/Christopher Columbus. By Captain Z-Ro Productions, Inc. Type of Work: Cancelled Registration Cancelled Registration Number: PA0000216077 PA reg. cancelled. Title: Captain Z-Ro/Christopher Columbus. By Captain... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Sci - fi, Classic TV
Taken from IMDB: An American working for an oil company in Mexico shoots a man suspected of stealing the payroll; later, he fears that the man was innocent. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Crime, Drama
Rich boy Robert Miller (John Mills) meets and falls for poor girl Vera Hart (Grete Mosheim). He secretly buys her a Rolls Royce and then appoints himself as chauffeur hoping to find if she would be interested in him, not knowing he has money. PD In UK At GATT Date. Not Eligible For GATT Mystic Nights Videos favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Grete Mosheim, John Mills, Norah Howard, Robertson Hare, Mark Lester, Margaret Withers, Paul...
Cecil B Demille's 1915 film of Prosper Merimee's 1845 novella (which was the basis of Bizet's famous opera.)Carmen, a gypsy woman, seduced lawyer Don Jose in an attempt to assist her clan's smuggling trade. Don Jose is obsessed with Carmen and turns to crime to maintain her attentions. Topics: crime, carmen, don jose, prosper merimee, cecil b demille, jesse lasky, romance, obsession, love,...
After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival where she discloses a dark secret. - IMDB Description favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Horror, 1962, Movie Powder, avi, pdmovies
Atmospheric 60s B-horror film with a cult following. Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around with two friends but everything goes wrong when challenged to a drag race and their car gets forced off of a bridge. The car sinks into the murky depths, and all three women are assumed drowned. Some time later Mary emerges unscathed from the river. She tries to start a new life by becoming a church organist but Mary finds herself haunted by a ghostly figure that instills fear and dread into... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 41 reviews ) Topics: Thriller, Horror